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Time Zone: Fairfield County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Winnsboro is the Seat for Fairfield County.

Fairfield County was founded in 1785.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fairfield had a population of 23,343 people. This is a decrease of 0.47% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,454 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fairfield represented 0.58% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 38th most populous county (out of 46 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201023,956+2.14%+2.63% since 2009
200923,343-0.47%-0.49% since 2008
200023,454The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fairfield County Census Page for Fairfield County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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